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Largest Penguin Fossil ever Found in Antarctica
NewsHub South Africa

Fossil of two-meters-tall 'Colossus' penguin found in Antarctica

Argentine paleontologists have uncovered the largest penguin fossils ever found. Discovered on the Antarctic Peninsula, the bird, dubbed 'Colossus', would have stood two metres tall, from the tip of its beak to its toes. Jim Drury reports. ▲ ... Reuters, 3 weeks ago
Largest Penguin Fossil ever Found in Antarctica NewsHub South Africa, 2 weeks ago
Scientists found a two-meter penguins, 3 weeks ago

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Business Spectator

Not so happy feet: Penguins feel the climate pinch

Carbon Brief Life for penguins is getting tougher. Retreating sea ice around the Antarctic Peninsula is taking with it valuable habitat and food. But it wasn't always that way. In the past, these charismatic birds thrived as the climate warmed, ...
 Business Spectator2 months ago Why Some Penguins Thrive as Their World Changes  Big News Network1 month ago Climate change causes winners and losers in penguins  Business World2 months ago

Emperor Penguins Shift Nesting Place due to Climatic Conditions

Global warming could be the reason forrelocation of nesting placefor some of the emperor penguins in the Antarctic Peninsual, said researchers from University of Minnesota (UM). The research team revealed that penguins shift their nesting places due ...
 French Tribune2 months ago Melting ice puts emperor penguins on a slippery slope  New Scientist2 months ago Giant 6-foot-8 penguin discovered in Antarctica  Mother Nature Network3 weeks ago Study shows penguins are adapting to changing Antarctic environment  Blue & Green Tomorrow2 months ago
WWF Australia

New Report Calls for Protection of the Weddell Sea Region

Weddell seal, West Antarctic Peninsula. December 2010. BERLIN: As part of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance's (AOA) proposal to designate marine protected areas (MPA) and marine reserves across 19 regions around Antarctica, the AOA today launched ...
 WWF Australia1 month ago AOA reports on Weddell region protection  World Fishing1 month ago Weddell protection planned  fishnewseu.com1 month ago New hope for Antarctic Ocean?  Deutsche Welle1 month ago

Tourism threatening Antarctica

As the number of tourists to the Antarctic Peninsula grows, scientists warn that the level of protection for its native wildlife and plants is inadequate. Sarah Dawalibi / Agence Francepresse Number of visitors has grown from fewer than 5,000 a year ...
 CHINAdaily2 months ago
Bangkok Post

Scientists warn of tourism threat to Antarctica

File photo of a tourist taking pictures of penguins on the Antartic Peninsula Tourist numbers have exploded from less than 5,000 in 1990 to about 40,000 a year, according to industry figures, and most people go to the fragmented ice-free areas ...
 Bangkok Post2 months ago

Icebergs freed by climate change decimate Antarctic sea life

Roving icebergs unleashed by climate change have decimated the variety of life on the sea floor near the West Antarctic Peninsula in just 16 years, according to a new study. Researchers with the British Antarctic Survey looked at a 500-square-metre ...
 CBC2 months ago Drifting icebergs fundamentally changing seafloor life  PhysOrg.com2 months ago Climate related iceberg activity has massively altered life on the seabed  PhysOrg.com2 months ago
Wired News

The Stunning, Unexpected Colors of Antarctica and Its Penguins

Behind the Argentina's Esperanza Base, on the Antarctic peninsula, it's possible to stand on a cliff and look down on a colony of 250 000 Adelie penguins. This area, the most frequented by penguins going to and from the sea, changes its appearance ...
 Wired News2 months ago
Red Orbit

Global Census Shows Adelie Penguin Population Is Actually On The Rise

STONY BROOK, N.Y. Ecologists have been tracking Adelie penguin population declines on the Antarctic Peninsula for decades but have found conflicting trends elsewhere in their breeding range. Lynch and LaRue's new paper, titled "First global census ...
 TheStreet.com1 month ago Antarctic Adelie Penguin Populations Are Growing With New Colonies  Red Orbit1 month ago Scientists use pictures of poop to determine Adelie penguin population  Examiner.com1 month ago One, Two, 3.79 million: How Many Penguins Are There?  National Audobon Society1 week ago

A high-resolution bedrock map for the Antarctic Peninsula

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 26-Aug-2014 26.08.2014: Antarctic glaciers respond sensitively to changes in the Atmosphere/Ocean System. Assessing and projecting the dynamic response of glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula to changed atmospheric and oceanic ...
 EurekAlert!3 days ago
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